Home renovation is a hot topic these days with kitchen renovations leading the discussion and kitchen appliances stealing the spotlight. Taking on a glamorous tone, kitchen appliances have become a popular way to add style, beauty, personality and function to the most popular square footage in the home.
Large kitchen renovation projects jumped 14 percent to $40,000 in 2020 compared with $35,000 in 2019, according to a recent Houzz Survey of more than 70,000 U.S. respondents.
High on the kitchen renovation list are professional-style ranges, cooktops and ventilation appliances, perhaps one of the major positive outcomes of time spent in quarantine attempting to cook on less than desirable mediocre ranges, according to Reviewed.
Pro-style ranges are one of the biggest trends for kitchen appliances and the mainstay appliance manufacturers all seem to have their offerings of pro-chef industrial-style range. Although these high-priced models will set your renovated kitchen apart, there are more affordable ranges available, even the best of electric, induction and gas ranges.
Duel-fueled ranges affords the serious home cooks with the best of options by offering superior control from gas burners and an electric oven for even baking. The Best 36-Inch Dual-Fuel Ranges of 2021 were named recently and tested by Review. The ten 36-inch duel-ranges are recommended by most designers were tested on:
- how evenly they broiled
- whether their ovens had any hot spots or cool areas
- how well they roasted
- how fast they boiled
- how low they simmered
Based on these outcomes, the best four 36-inch dual-fuel range results are:
Thermador Pro Harmony PRD364GDHU
Kitchen appliance trends are also driven by a sensitivity towards going green in the appliances we choose to invest in. Informed homeowners and consumers consider products that support sustainable living as well as meet their culinary needs. Refrigerators that keep food fresher longer for less food waste or cooktops with energy-efficient induction technology, as opposed to gas or electric are at the top of consideration according to Reviewed.
Kitchen renovation trends are going in the right direction by placing intentionality of lessening our collective carbon footprint on this earth, after all, we could spend the next 10-15 years with our appliance choice, so choose well, choose smart!